Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office
Emergency Messages as of 2:20 am, Tue. Jun. 6
No information currently posted.
Subscribe to receive FlashAlert messages from Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office.
Primary email address for a new account:

And/or follow our FlashAlerts via Twitter

About FlashAlert on Twitter:

FlashAlert utilizes the free service Twitter to distribute emergency text messages. While you are welcome to register your cell phone text message address directly into the FlashAlert system, we recommend that you simply "follow" the FlashAlert account for Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office by clicking on the link below and logging in to (or creating) your free Twitter account. Twitter sends messages out exceptionally fast thanks to arrangements they have made with the cell phone companies.

Click here to add Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office to your Twitter account or create one.


Hide this Message

Manage my existing Subscription

News Release
Bob Stern has been located safe
Bob Stern has been located safe
FOUND! Have You Seen Bob Stern? He's a Missing Person (Photo) - 05/25/23

UPDATE 05/25/2023 5:10 PM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. - Douglas County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue crews have located Mr. Stern and he is safe. The Sheriff's Office would like to thank the public for their assistance and awareness regarding this case. No further details are available at this time.


ORIGINAL RELEASE 05/25/2023 10:05 AM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. - A Milwaukie, Oregon man believed to be at risk has been reported missing the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

71-year-old Robert “Bob” Anthony Stern of Milwaukie, Oregon was last heard from at approximately 1030 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. At that time, he indicated he was going turkey hunting in the Umpqua Unit. He has not been in contact with anyone since that time. His cell phone is currently powered off or out of service range. Deputies located an image of his vehicle taken in Myrtle Creek, Oregon the same day he was last heard from around 2:50 p.m.

Stern who is 6'01", 300 lbs with white hair and hazel eyes. He is believed to have been wearing camo clothing and dark boots. There are concerns that Stern may be suffering from a medical condition or event. He should be driving his 2008 Red Dodge Dakota extended cab pickup with Oregon license plate 787EKB. There are white stickers depicting ducks on the back window and a silver toolbox in the bed of the pickup.

Anyone with information which may help in locating Stern is asked to contact the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 541-440-4471 referencing case #23-1916.

Attached Media Files: Bob Stern has been located safe
View more news releases from Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office.